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April 25, 2017

4 HTM Masters Alumni Tell How Their Investment Paid Off

The Hospitality & Tourism Management (HTM) Master’s Program at San Diego State University is much more than a graduate degree. It is an investment in your career and life. Our alumni pave their own paths to individual and collaborative success, often going on to hold leadership positions with the world’s most recognized hospitality and tourism

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April 21, 2017

Pay it Forward: Why Leaders Love Mentoring Emerging Leaders

By: Terri Breining Being a leader doesn’t mean being in charge; it means helping others become the best and most successful versions of themselves. Throughout history, leaders have gone out of their way to take protégés under their wings. Walter Cronkite was mentored by his high school journalism teacher. Warren Buffett taught Bill Gates. Yves

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April 19, 2017

You Don’t Have to be an Entrepreneur to Carve Your Own Path

By: Brad Gessner Being a visionary doesn’t necessarily mean having a grand idea and starting your own venture. Many of the most enterprising leaders in business chose to put their skills and experience to work with a big company. Whether you have financial commitments preventing you from pursuing entrepreneurship or simply prefer stability over uncertainty,

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April 17, 2017

Control vs. Discovery: Why We Choose Discovery

By: Jeff Campbell “Control” has always been a dangerous word for leaders. I recently came across a line that debunked control-based leadership so precisely that I will carry it with me for the rest of my life: “The opposite of control is discovery.” This came from the global security and defense company, Northrop Grumman, which

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April 13, 2017

How to Use Your HTM Master’s Capstone Project as a Career Launchpad

By: Adam Edelman The 18 months you spend with the San Diego State University Hospitality & Tourism Management (HTM) Master’s Program culminate with what’s called the “Capstone Project.” Far from your typical, write-and-receive-a-grade thesis, the Capstone Project gives you a chance to shine within your organization and showcase the professional development you’ve gained from the

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